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Whole Earth

by NASA

Published 4/2/2009


This image from Apollo 17, and others like it, captured whole hemispheres of water, land and weather. This photo was the first view of the south polar ice cap. Almost the entire coastline of Africa is visible, along with the Arabian Peninsula.


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Mediatype image
Creator NASA
Source http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/earthday/gall_whole_earth.html
Date 4/2/2009
Year 2009
Rights Public Domain
What Apollo 17
What Polar
What Earth
Identifier 324327main_4_full
Addeddate 2009-12-01 23:49:01
Publicdate 2009-12-01 23:51:09
Backup_location ia903604_17

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